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PBS
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
the east coast and keith, we can report history. >> barack obama is projected to be the next president. >> senator barack obama of illinois will be the next president... >> narrator: november 4, 2008. on this night, in chicago, inside barack obama's private world, the news began to sink in. >> i kept watching obama as he transformed from this young man to the next president of the united states. this was a different man. >> there are tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands who have gathered in grant park in chicago. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next first family of the united states of america. >> narrator: only four years earlier, he'd been a state legislator. >> the look on his face to me looked like someone who finally understood the weight of the job that he had just won. >> almost as if the weight of the world had rested on his shoulders. >> the road ahead will be long, our climb will be steep. two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century. but america, i have never been more hopeful than i am tonight that we will get there. i promise you, w
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
told history of the united states. it draws on archival findings and recently declassified documents. it examined everything from the cold war to the fall of communism, continuing through to the obama administration. this is a trailer for the miniseries. >> i want to make it as exciting as it can be. history is an interesting subject. we want to report what actually happened. you cannot just except what is handed down. this is the key to the whole series, is to find out how we got to where we are. it is a great, great story. >> that was the trailer for "the untold history of the united states." it will air on monday evenings at 8:00 p.m. and is available on demand. oliver stone joins us here in new york, and we are joined by his co-author, peter. we welcome you both to "democracy now." oliver stone, you have been working on this for years, and be announced to people. why? >> it was apri big job for need. i have been working on it for four and a half years. i recently discussed wallace and the bomb at one of his glasses and we ended up talking for about an hour, hour-and-a-h
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
, of course, we'll be in washington to bring you all of the history here. president obama's inauguration, we'll have soledad, zoraida, and i'm the one in the middle that will begin at 5:00 a.m. eastern time monday. >> i wasn't sure. >>> a federal grand jury investigating a police beating in henderson, nevada, a dash cam video shows the highway patrol officer pointing a gun at a drunk driver. and it turns out the driver wasn't drunk. he was in a diabetic shock. he won nearly $300,000 in a settlement from the city of henderson. >>> an update on a story we reported yesterday, a new mobile game app that the nra calls practice range, apple has changed the age restriction on the game from 4 and up to 12 and up. apple determines ratings for apps, not developers and was under pressure to change it. the nra has been heavily criticized for this app releasing it just one month after the school massacre in newtown, connecticut. >>> and this is a real rags to riches story. what started as a craving for corn dogs turned into a multimillion dollar miracle for an oregon family. riley dunn a
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
history. we were that close to a complete meltdown. >> obama at that moment gets a real glimpse of the future. disaster is coming. >> at the end of the conversation there's basically no bright spots. i say to the then president-elect, wow, that had to have been the worstate economic briefing a new president's had in almost a century. >> the president says that's not even my worst briefing this week. >> brown: "frontline's" "inside obama's presidency" airs tonight on most pbs stations. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day. president obama made ready to announce his strategy for cutting gun violence, as new york state's legislature enacted the toughest gun law in the country. former cycling great lance armstrong reportedly admitted to doping during his career during an interview with oprah winfrey. online we have the story of a boston eatery where second chances for employees come with a side of slaw. hari sreenivasan explains. >> sreenivasan: haley house has served time for weapons violations, drug trafficking, even murder. now, they're serving up lunch, and redefin
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
about president obama. >> let me give you a history. when i came to the congress in 1977, one of the first days i was there, tip o'neill saw me, said, you look like a nice young guy, we need somebody to carry out the trash. he said carrying out the trash is passing the debt limit increase. i spent five years. this is a crazy story, doing little else than going to my colleagues in the domestemocraty to get a vote in the debt ceiling. everybody wanted to vote against it because it could be used against them in the election. everybody knew it had to pass and every time it would pass by one or two votes after i worked on it for weeks and weeks. i said, this is crazy. everybody knows you have to pass it, you already spent the money, like going in a restaurant and saying, i don't want to pay the bill. that's cracrazy. we passed something called the gephardt bill when you pass the budget, you pass the debt ceiling automatically to accommodate those budget figures. yes, you're right. this issue raises all the deficit issues. it should. it really is after the fact. >> the reason we're having
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
path and president obama's vision. president obama's on the right side of history here. he's on the right side of how to keep our children and americans safe. and the nra is on the side of gun manufacturers and selling as many guns and making sure that we don't do anything to make progress on this really devastating tragedy that we absolutely have to make sure we can address. >> congresswoman debbie wasserman shultz, as always, thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >>> coming up, what are boehner and the boys saying about guns at their williamsburg retreat? stay with us. >> in the month since 20 precious children and 6 brave adults were violently taken from us at sandy hook elementary, more than 900 of our fellow americans have reportedly died at the end of a gun. 900. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. or settling for wannabes? stop compromising! new vidal sassoon pro series. care and styling from the original salon genius, created to let you have it all at
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
president obama. a lot of it was against democrats running for congress. >> had they spent that much money prior to that? >> no. no. >> reporter: the question now is whether the nra's history will take a new direction after newtown. >> if republicans refuse to bring anything to the floor even for a vote, we'll see that the nra really is still strong-arming elected officials. >> reporter: the nra would not talk to cnn on camera for this story but a spokesman for the group points out the nra is not just picking up what it calls an unprecedented number of new members. the gun lobby is raising money as well for what it predicts will be an expensive and hard-fought battle on gun control. jim acosta, cnn, washington. >>> i want to bring michael and reihan back. that is amazing that the nra at one point was fighting for gun control, they thought it was appropriate and it has since become a much more absolutist organization. i'm curious about this unprecedented spike in membership. i did the math quickly so if i'm wrong, i'm wrong. i think about a 6% increase in their membership in just one
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
killed in newtown. >> 20 beautiful first graders gunned down. >> obama and biden unveiled the most sweeping gun control in american history with four kids who had written the president seeking me form and the parents of grace mcdonald, murdered in connecticut. >> i think about how when it comes to protecting the most vulnerable among us, we must act now. for grace. >> they announced kids brought in to sell it. >> the use of the children in the audience as he was making announcement on gun control i find particularly inappropriate. the president did end run around congress including ordering the centers for disease control to study gun violence and he urged congress to pass legislation to institute universal background checks a new been a on the military assault weapons and ten-round limit on magazine clips. >> they will public warn of tyrannical all-out assault on liberty. not because that's true. they want to gin up fear. >> national rifle association whose member has grown since newtown released ad dragging president's daughters in the debate. >> why is he speckbe tackle of armed
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
history like this. he told a number of stories, some we'd heard, some we hadn't. he said during a previous fight with the republicans over spending, for instance, he had urged president obama to actually let the republicans take us over a cliff, not a debt ceiling, but a spending one, where the government would shut down. he thought that that would pin them with responsibility. the president didn't want to do that. so they ended up coming up with a deal. you get some sense from these interviews about the tough decisions and the factors that go into the decision making that has taken place over the last four years. >> peter baker, thanks very much, for coming on. we appreciate it. your piece is in this sunday's "new york times'" magazine. joe conason, stick around. that's your punishment, you have to stay here with donny and i. more trouble in the skies for boeing's dream larlinerdreamlin. business before the bell with cnbc's brian shactman. weight watchers online worked for us. we don't argue much. we really don't. meg usually just gets her way, and i go along with it. i think it
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
right now. >> thanks, chris. and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead? a day of history on gun safety. and an ugly reaction from the right wing. today, president obama proposed the boldest, most sweeping changes in gun laws since the assassinations of martin luther king and robert kennedy. 23 executive actions now signed and are called for a new law that would include universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-can pa -- high-capacity ammunitions. it's a chance for all americans to come together. already, we're hearing the same old hysterical voices on the right. senator marco rubio saying the president is abusing his power. the governor of mississippi claiming the president is anti-constitutional and vowing to pass a state law overriding the white house. rush limbaugh, accusing the president of using kids as human shields. but the lowest of the low was that video put out by the nra. dragging the president's children into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? and why is he skeptble about putting armed security in our schools wh
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
and the fire and the history in that city. martha. martha: a second amendment showdown is brewing at the white house later this morning president obama will come forward and unveil his plan for the most sweeping gun control measures that our nation has seen in decades, we understand. he is already getting strong push back as you would imagine from tpraoups lik groups like the national rifle association which last night launched a bit of a preemptive strike. they criticized the president for accepting armed protection for his daughters at schools when he questioned putting officers in other u.s. schools. they are getting a lot of attention from this. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools, when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school? mr. obama demands the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes but he's just another elitist hypocrite when it comes to a fair share of security. martha: well that is getting a lot of blow back today. and we want to get the impressions from larry pratt, executive
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
this weekend. monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, jr. >> the greatest honor history can bestow is the tight of peacemaker. this honor now beckons america. the chance to help lead the world at last out of the valley of turmoil and on to that high ground of peace that man has dreamed of since of dawn of civilization. >> we must embark on a new program on the scientific advances, and industrial projects available for the improvement of . >> this weekend on american history tv. public radios back story with the american history guys. peter, ed, and bryan explore the history and tradition of presidential inaugurations live saturday morning at 11:00 eastern. part of three days of american history tv through inauguration day. on c-span3. >>> fema administrator craig fugate yesterday discussed the restraint on federal funding recovery efforts after natural disaster and highlighted tools local community can manage risk. he gave one of the keynote addresses hosted a the the event host by the national council for the environment. i
FOX Business
Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm EST
. back to two 1/8 p.m. coverage here on this quadrennial event, all about us in our history, and we are all over it.i willis nex see you tomorrow. giant, sugary soda. watch. ♪ gerri: hello. i'm gerry willis. in less than a week president obama will be sworn in for his second term, butit is the last days of is first stern that are raising alarms from demanding republicans immediately raise the debt ceiling and lori about that pesky out of cotrol spending later to considering as many 19 different gun-control measures that he could in force as he gears up for his comprehensive plan tomorrow. our president seems to think of himself like a king and said that our elected officials. joining me now, former adviser to president george w. bush. senior fellow at the cato institute. i will start with you. here is the president back in 2006 on the idea of raising the debt limit. he said, the fact that we are here today to debate raising america's debt limit is a sign of our leaders failing in the u.s.overnment cannot pay its own bills and i intend to oppose the effort to increase the debt limi
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
what israel is going to do. i do know that twice before in their history they have struck the nuclear programs of hostile states. and they're going to have to make a decision very, very soon. the obama administration in my view, whether or not chuck hagel is confirmed is not going to use military force. that is why the decision rests with israel. jenna: quick thought as well if we could move quickly to this other story that is breaking as we look at our enemies at work against us in this world. you see al qaeda very active in north africa. we have word they have taken hostages, three americans according to some senior officials in washington, d.c. according to other reports what they want in exchange is for the french government to stop bombing, a bombing campaign that started recently in this area of mali and hopefully get another map up so you see where the sphere of influence is. ambassador, your quick thoughts what is happening and developing there in this part of the world? >> very little doubt that the hostage-taking in algeria is not a direct result of the french attack
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> this weekend, public radio's back story with the american history guides. three explore the history and traditions of presidential inaugurations. live saturday morning at 11:00 eastern. on c-span 3. >> this weekend, the 57th presidential inauguration as president obama begins his second term. he will officially be inaugurated on sunday at the white house and our coverage on sunday begins at 10:30 eastern with a look back of the president's 2009 inaugural address and your phone calls and comments. and monday, the public ceremonies get under way and live coverage on monday begins at 7:00 a.m. eastern. the president will be sworn in at noon followed by the capitol luncheon and inaugural parade. all of that live on c-span. and cabinet changes ahead of the inauguration in the second term, introsecretary ken salazar who oversaw moratorium on offshore drilling after the bp spill, announced he will step down in march joining hilda solis, tim any geithner and leon panetta and secretary of state hillary clinton in announcing their retirement from the cabinet. over the state department today,
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